Ali Sahabi, GEC

Ali Sahabi

About Ali Sahabi

Ali Sahabi has been a licensed General Engineering Contractor (GEC) since 1993, and is a principal at Optimum Seismic, Inc. He has completed hundreds of seismic retrofitting and adaptive reuse projects for multifamily residential, commercial, and industrial buildings throughout California.
23 July, 2019

Santa Monica Business Disaster Resilience Forum to Address Earthquakes and Other Natural Hazards

By |2019-07-23T22:38:46+00:00July 23rd, 2019|Press Release|

A Santa Monica Business Resilience Forum will be held at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, East Wing,1855 Main Street, on Wednesday, August 7, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

In the aftermath of the recent 7.1 earthquake in Ridgecrest and widespread destruction last fire season in surrounding areas, leading experts at […]

23 July, 2019

More than 80,000 earthquakes have been recorded in the Ridgecrest

By |2019-07-23T18:44:54+00:00July 23rd, 2019|Related News|

Ever since the July 4 and 5 earthquakes there have been more than 80,000 earthquakes. The USGS said, an earthquake 7 or higher resulting from the Ridgecrest earthquakes are 1 in 300 chance.

For more info, please read the original article by LA Times:


22 July, 2019

4.2 Magnitude earthquake hit Twentynine Palms Area

By |2019-07-22T19:05:54+00:00July 22nd, 2019|Related News|

Twentynine Palms area was hit Monday morning with a 4.2 magnitude. There are no reports of series injury or damage, have been reported.

For more info, please read the original article by

19 July, 2019

Optimum Seismic Donates $2,500 for Ridgecrest Quake Victims; Challenges Fellow SEAOSC Members to Match Donation

By |2019-07-19T21:34:27+00:00July 19th, 2019|Optimum Seismic, Ridgecrest Earthquake, SEAOSC|

Los Angeles, CA — Optimum Seismic, Inc. has announced it will donate a $2,500 challenge grant to the Structural Engineers Association of Southern California (SEAOSC) Foundation to assist in the Ridgecrest earthquake recovery effort.

The grant will match dollar-for-dollar up to a total of $2,500 all donations made by 5 p.m. […]

19 July, 2019

Athens hit with a 5.1 magnitude earthquake

By |2019-07-19T17:34:44+00:00July 19th, 2019|Related News|

Athens was hit with a 5.1 earthquake on Friday. According to Athens Institute of Geodynamics have said there have been several aftershocks. There were no immediate reports of injuries or serious damage.

For more info, please read the original article by CNN:


18 July, 2019

4.6 aftershock near Ridgecrest on Wednesday evening

By |2019-07-19T00:05:24+00:00July 18th, 2019|Related News|

A 4.6 magnitude earthquake was reported Wednesday night at 8:59 p.m. 32 miles from Ridgecrest. So far, no reports of injury

For more info, please read the original article by LA Times:

16 July, 2019

Should we be worried about the aftershocks getting closer to two major earthquake faults?

By |2019-07-16T17:52:44+00:00July 16th, 2019|Related News|

Aftershocks from the recent earthquakes in Ridgecrest, are getting closer to bigger faults that can produce a 7.0 or greater magnitude earthquake. There is no way to know when the next big one is coming, but it is something to be concern with.

For more info, please read the […]

16 July, 2019

Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles Holds Legislative Breakfast With State Treasurer Fiona Ma July 20

By |2019-07-16T17:49:03+00:00July 16th, 2019|Optimum seismic in the news, Press Release|

Optimum Seismic Chief Operating Officer Ali Sahabi will be among rental housing industry leaders attending a legislative breakfast with California State Treasurer Fiona Ma on July 20. The annual event will be sponsored by the Apartment Association of Greater Los Angeles.

“We are glad to be able to support such events […]

12 July, 2019

Ridgecrest hit with another earthquake today

By |2019-07-12T17:55:10+00:00July 12th, 2019|Related News|

One week after the two major quakes that hit Ridgecrest, a 4.9 earthquake struck this Friday morning. The worst part is that it’s hasn’t just been in Ridgecrest, there was some seismic activity in Los Angeles, Long Beach, Anaheim, and San Bernardino.

For more info, please read the original […]

12 July, 2019

Washington state hit with an earthquake earlier this morning.

By |2019-07-12T17:52:13+00:00July 12th, 2019|Related News|

On Friday morning Washington state was hit with a 4.6 earthquake in Washington’s Puget Sound region. A few minutes later not far from the quake there was a 3.5 aftershock near Monroe, Washington. More than 6,700 people reported feeling the quake.

For more info, please read the original article […]

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